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Daniel Nielson

Political Science, Political Science, Dean's Office

790 KMBL
Provo, UT 84602

Biography

Daniel Nielson is a Professor of Political Science at Brigham Young University. He is the co-founder, former Chief Social Scientist, and a principal investigator of AidData. He received his PhD in international affairs from University of California – San Diego in 1997. His scholarship focuses on international development, foreign aid, international organizations, and international field experiments. He is co-author of Global Shell Games: Experiments in Transnational Relations, Crime and Terrorism and co-editor of Delegation and Agency in International Organizations, both published by Cambridge University Press. He has also authored articles in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the American Journal of Political Science, International Organization, Journal of Politics, World Development, Comparative Political Studies, and International Studies Quarterly, among other journals.

Research Interests

International Development, Foreign Aid, International Organizations, and International Field Experiments

Teaching Interests

International Relations, Comparative Politics, International Development, African Politics, Research Methods

Honors and Awards

  • Best Paper Award, Experimental Research Section, American Political Science Association (2013 - 2013)
  • Fiona McGillivray Prize for Best Paper, Political Economy Section, American Political Science Association (2013 - 2013)

Administrative Assignments

  • Political and Economic Development Labs: Director (2009 - 2014)

Memberships

  • Experiments in Governance & Politics Network (2012 - Present)

Professional Citizenship

  • Board Member, Journal of Experimental Political Science (2013 - Present)

Courses Taught

Publications

Brandon de la Cuesta Lucy Martin Helen V. Milner Daniel L Nielson Nathan M. Jensen Michael G. Findley Daniel L Nielson Mark T Buntaine Daniel L Nielson Jacob T Skaggs Brandon De La Cuesta Helen V. Milner Daniel L Nielson Stephen F. Knack Mark T Buntaine Sarah S Bush Ryan S Jablonski Daniel L Nielson Paula M Pickering Daniel L Nielson Susan D. Hyde Judith Kelley Thad Dunning Guy Grossman Macartan Humphreys Susan D. Hyde Craig McIntosh Gareth Nellis Claire L. Adida Eric Arias Clara Bicalho Taylor C. Boas Mark T. Buntaine Simon Chauchard Anirvan Chowdhury Jessica Gottlieb F. Daniel Hidalgo Marcus Holmlund Ryan Jablonski Eric Kramon Horacio Larreguy Malte Lierl John Marshall Gwyneth McClendon Marcus A. Melo Daniel L Nielson Paula M. Pickering Melina R. Platas Pablo Querubín Pia Raffler Neelanjan Sircar Mark T. Buntaine Ryan Jablonski Daniel L Nielson Paula M. Pickering Adam S. Harris Michael G. Findley Daniel L Nielson Kennard Noyes Michael J. Findley Adam Harris Helen Milner Daniel L Nielson Michael G. Findley Daniel L Nielson J. C. Sharman Michael G. Findley Helen V. Milner Daniel L Nielson Brent Allred Michael G. Findley Daniel L Nielson J. C. Sharman Edwin Muchapondwa Daniel L Nielson Bradley Parks Austin M. Strange Michael J. Tierney Helen Milner Daniel L Nielson Michael G. Findley Aaron Chatterji Michael G. Findley Nathan Jensen Stephan Meier Daniel L Nielson Daniel L Nielson Michael G. Findley Daniel L Nielson Michael G. Findley Daniel L Nielson Jason C. Sharman Skye Herrick William Matthias Daniel L Nielson Michael G. Findley Daniel L Nielson J. C. Sharman Michael G. Findley Daniel L Nielson Jason C. Sharman Shima Baradaran Michael G. Findley Daniel L Nielson J. C. Sharman Daniel L Nielson Michael G. Findley Daniel L Nielson J C Sharman Michael G. Findley Daniel L Nielson J. C. Sharman Shima Baradaran-Robison Michael G. Findley Daniel L Nielson Jason C. Sharman Jay Michael Goodliffe Darren Greg Hawkins Laura Christine Horne Daniel L Nielson Zachary Christensen Dustin Homer Daniel L Nielson Michael J. Tierney Daniel L Nielson Darren Greg Hawkins J. Timmons Roberts Michael G Findley Ryan M. Powers Bradley Parks Sven Eric Wilson Robert L. Hicks Rich Nielsen Michael G Findley Zach Davis Tara Candland Daniel L Nielson Mona M. Lyne Daniel L Nielson Michael J. Tierney Scott B Cooper Darren Greg Hawkins Wade Anthony Jacoby Daniel L Nielson

Presentations

Joel Sawat Selway Daniel L Nielson Michael G Findley Allen D Hicken